You can grow flowers on
the sand and gravel used in your septic bed . . . even
without topsoil! How?
With our specially
Septic Bed Meadow
selected the toughest plants in nature to match
these tough growing conditions! Many studies have
shown that the roots of these wildflowers do not
interfere with septic systems pipes. In fact,
planting wildflowers and native grasses actually
absorbs the nutrients discharged into septic beds
better than turf grasses! This is ecological
landscaping at its best!
Septic Bed Meadow Mix is designed to be seeded
directly into the sand and gravel backfill and is
not recommended for septic beds that have
received topsoil. Use ourDry
Soils Mix for areas that have had
topsoil put on.
best results, make sure that your site is properly
prepared before seeding.
For step-by-step details on proper site preparation and
seed installation, see our Planning
The Septic Bed Meadow Mix contains
these wildflowers and native grasses:
About our Seed Mixes: All
of our wildflower seed mixes are designed on a
"seeds sown per square foot" ratio with 60% of
the actual seed count being wildflowers and 40% being
native grasses. This way you'll get exactly the amount of
seed you need for the area you wish to sow. Our seed
mixes also include your "Nurse Crop" of annual
rye grass and are ready to plant!